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“Perfection is not very communicative... If you are only worried about not making a mistake, then you will communicate nothing. You will have missed the point of making music, which is to make people feel something. p86-87”Yo-Yo Ma
“I always look at a piece of music like a detective novel. Maybe the novel is about a murder. Well, who committed the murder? Why did he do it? My job is to retrace the story so that the audience feels the suspense. So that when the climax comes they're reight there with me, listening to my beautiful detective story. It's all about making people care about what happens next. p87”Yo-Yo Ma
“In recent years, pyschologists have studied the relationship between persistence and creative achievement. They've discovered that the ability to stick with it -- the technical name for this trait is grit -- is one of the most important predictors of success. p232”
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